Sports massage aims to address imbalances in the soft tissue of sportspeople or anyone participating in regular physical activity. Strain or injury can result from repetitive movements associated with sports and sports massage can be done before or after exercise to help enhance performance, prevent injury or aid recovery from injury.

Sports Massage Appointments

  • BOOKING TIME

    30 mins
    Price: £49

    45 mins
    Price: £62

    1 hour
    Price: £79

    90 mins
    Price £99

  • Sports Massage Special Offer

    1 Hour Sports Massage - 1st Appointment (save 20%)

    6 x 1 Hour Sports Massage (Save 10%)

Our Sports Massage Therapists

Audrey Adeyemi Massage Therapist reCentre Balham Tooting SW London

Audrey has been a therapist for over 15 years and offers holistic, sports & remedial massage and deep tissue massage. Her treatment style is tailored to the client needs but she generally focuses on the breakdown of adhesions within muscle tissue and administers 'muscle lengthening' techniques.

Clients experience a release in tension within problem areas. Audrey has worked on many clients with a range of musculo-skeletal dysfunction.

MAUD CIOFFI MCSP

Maud graduated in physiotherapy in 1998 in Paris.

She ran a clinic in Paris for 10 years where she developed a strong interest in women's health. As pelvic floor and abdominal retraining are highly promoted in France and grant aided by the French National Health System, Maud quickly gained good experience in treating pelvic floor disorders, bladder and back passage conditions and prolapses.

She has also completed postgraduate study to manage breast cancer related conditions including manual lymphatic drainage, shoulder exercises, and scar tissue work.

Maud had also extended her knowledge and skill in the treatment of pelvic pain, ante-natal musculo-skeletal conditions and diastasis recti (separation of the abdominal muscles following childbirth).

Maud is a hands-on physiotherapist using both manual therapy and exercises in her treatment. Her approach is global and she does not believe in no pain, no gain.

In addition, Maud offers specialists chest physiotherapy for babies with bronchiolitis.

Maud is available for appointments on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Please visit our Women's Health page for more information about our Women's Health services.

Maud also offers massage treatments at reCentre.

Mary Fon Sing

Physiotherapist & Clinical Pilates Instructor

Mary graduated from University of Melbourne in 2011 and has recently moved to London from Melbourne to explore more of Europe. As a physiotherapist certified in Clinical Pilates and working at the Commonwealth Games 2018, Mary enjoys working with patients recovering from spinal problems and sports injuries.

Patients’ goals, especially returning back to work and sports, is one of Mary’s main focus areas when treating her patients.

Mary has a keen interest in sports injuries and spinal conditions.

Her physiotherapy management includes manual therapy, Pilates driven exercise rehabilitation, dry needling and taping. Mary also specialises in pelvic floor, abdominal muscle training, breathing awareness, postural and ergonomic education in her management.

In her spare time, Mary is an avid volleyball player, martial arts enthusiast and likes chasing waves to surf. Last but not least, she speaks French and can help out if you’re lost in translation!

Alex is an Australian trained physiotherapist who moved to London in mid 2019. He graduated from James Cook University in Townsville, Australia in 2011. Since graduating, Alex has worked at both hospitals and private practices in Townsville for a number of years, and has a wide range of experience in injuries/rehabilitation across the lifespan.

Alex also has experience running hydrotherapy programs, working with current and ex-military personnel and post-op orthopaedic physiotherapy in Australia.

Alex moved to London in 2019 to experience physiotherapy in different settings and to travel around europe. Since moving he has worked at a private clinic and also with the NHS.

Since graduating, Alex has pursued further studies in sports physiotherapy and is a registered level 2 Sports Physiotherapist with the Australian Physiotherapy Associated. He has worked with rugby and football teams at a local, state and national level and was attached to a 1st grade Rugby union team for several years. Alex prides himself on having a thorough approach to assessments and focuses on a hands-on treatment approach and comprehensive rehabilitation program.

Alex Hooper Osteopath reCentre Health Balham Tooting SW London

Alex Hooper is a registered osteopath and sports massage therapist who has been at reCentre since 2012.

Alex worked as a fitness instructor while studying sport science and advanced exercise instruction before going on to study sports massage at The London School of Sports Massage.

He worked in a clinical setting providing massage therapy for over 6 years before deciding to become an osteopath, graduating with a Master's degree from The
British School of Osteopathy.

Alex has field experience working alongside physiotherapists at Tooting and Mitcham Football club and with the osteopath for Oxford University men's rowing team; he has also worked on set as an osteopath for film production companies, looking after the cast and crew members.

Alex provides assessment, diagnosis and treatment plans for a number of musculoskeletal based complaints, as well as providing sports and remedial massage for relief of general aches and pains. Clinically, his main interests are in clinical communication, pain and injuries related to physical activities.

Alex currently works at reCentre Wednesday to Saturday while completing a part-time Masters degree in Sport Rehabilitation at St Mary’s University, Twickenham.

Physiotherapist, Women's Health Physiotherapist & Clinical Pilates Instructor

Corinne is originally from Australia and graduated from James Cook University in Townsville in 2013. She has experience working in both a hospital and musculoskeletal private practice setting which has helped her to understand the treatment required at all stages of rehabilitation.

Since completing her degree Corinne has become a qualified Women's Health Physiotherapist and has more recently had experience working within the NHS specifically treating women with continence issues.

Corinne also has a special interest in pre- and post-natal physiotherapy and was part of the team which pioneered an in-hospital post-natal Women's Health Physiotherapy service in the private hospital situated in her hometown.

Corinne has also completed an advanced DMA Clinical Pilates course and has experience teaching small group classes as well as completing one-on-one sessions which can be highly beneficial when creating a tailored programme specific to the level and injury of the individual.

Corinne also has experience with 'hands on' physiotherapy such as massage and in addition is trained in dry needling. She is interested in treating acute and chronic lower back pain as well as post-operative, orthopaedic and surgical rehabilitation. Corinne is very thorough in her assessments and strives to ensure she provides the highest level of client care.

Shauna is South African and graduated from the University of Cape Town in 2015. She has worked in multiple settings from rural hospitals to private sports practices as well as working with wellness groups within the corporate environment.

She has treated numerous sport’s injuries as well as general injuries linked to our daily activities i.e. neck and back pain, orthopaedic rehabilitation, care of the elderly and blocked ducts/mastitis within women’s health.

Shauna’s skills include hands-on therapy using evidence-based techniques, dry needling, exercise rehabilitation tailored to each individual, as well as massage therapy. She has a keen interest in furthering her knowledge in Pilates and continuously keeping up-to-date with new research.

Shauna recently moved to London with her husband to gain international work and life experience.
She is an active, outdoor person who spends most of her time walking/ running, hiking and travelling.

Shauna has an interest in sports injuries and a passion for helping people overcome their pain and injury to reach their goals.

Peter

Peter received his Master of Osteopathy degree from the British School of Osteopathy in 2011 and also holds a diploma in sports massage.

Peter believes healthcare should be about the whole person and therefore takes a holistic approach with clients. This accords with the fundamental approach of osteopathy which seeks to diagnose the cause of pain through analysis of a person's entire body and lifestyle, not just an isolated symptom.

Peter is a skilled structural osteopath who uses a variety of techniques which are tailored to each client's particular needs, including functional and visceral techniques.

Peter aims to empower clients through understanding the nature of their diagnosis and the anatomy involved to support them in self-managing their rehabilitation, because prevention is better than cure. Therefore, he provides each client with recommended exercises to reduce the likelihood of re-injury and to promote general well-being.

Peter is a registered Osteopath with most major insurers but is not able to treat you if you are claiming with BUPA.

Francesca Walsh Massage Therapist reCentre Balham

Francesca Walsh is a very experienced and highly-qualified massage therapist who is well-liked by her clients. She is totally committed to continuing professional development in order to provide the most effective treatments for her clients and was recently awarded a Distinction in her BTEC Level 6 qualification in Advanced Clinical Massage and Sports Massage, this being the highest massage qualification in the UK.

Francesca's style of massage is a unique, creative and intuitive combination of various techniques from sports/deep tissue massage, soft tissue release, myofascial release, trigger point therapy, hot stones massage, aromatherapy and stretching. She tailors her massage to the individual requirements of each client - from a specific injury recovery treatment to the ultimate in deeply relaxing hot stones massage.

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Friday: 8.15am - 8.30pm
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